IS 305: Ethics, Aging, & Society

This course addresses individual and clinical ethics in health care and long-term care, and ethical issues raised by public policy, cultural norms, and social attitudes toward aging, the elderly, and their care.  It examines the established approaches of addressing ethical issues in aging, and explores new directions in ethical thought as it pertains to gerontology and elder care.

Textbook :Ethics, Aging, and Society: The Critical Turn, Martha B. Holstein, Jennifer Parks, and Mark Waymack, New York:  Springer Publishing, 2010; other readings will also be assigned.


IS 305: Ethics, Aging and Society